[Sca-cooks] Boarshead was Decadence menu

Susan Fox selene at earthlink.net
Sat Dec 19 20:16:01 PST 2009

Heh, that's a long time ago.  For one thing, my divorce and name change 
was nearly five years ago.  It was fun though and frankly, modern USAns 
are mostly not interested in eating a boar's head, no matter how dainty 
our ancestors found it.

Selene Colfox mka Susan Fox.  Just Fox.

Johnna Holloway wrote:
> The feasts that I have been at that served a boar's head all used
> the head of a pig and faked the tusks. The last one I saw served
> was painted gold with spray paint. It had been boiled and was never 
> intended to be eaten.
> From the Subtletie list files come these messages:
> Susan Fox-Davis wrote:
> > My oft-repeated story about King Guy and the Boar's Head is webbed at:
> > http://www.florilegium.org/files/FOOD-MEATS/pig-heads-msg.html
> >
> On Dec 19, 2009, at 3:43 PM, Liz Wilson wrote:
>> However, how does one procure the wild
>> boar?  (Not that I have really looked for a source
>> but it sounds intriguing).  Also, how are you preparing it?
>> And is there anything in the Florilegium on how to do it?
>> I am interested in making a wild boar centerpiece for
>> Christmas but I haven't decided whether to do a real one,
>> a fake one, or a cake one.  snipped
>> Christianna inghean Feargus (from Steppes in Ansteorra)
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